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MHM Recovery 12

Well… this one is about memory, the day to day of living with the memory problems that come along with mental illness and with complex PTSD’s shrinking of the hippocampus and amygdala (I only assume this is behind some of my difficulties – I do not know for sure). 122 more words

Monday Musings...

Of memories and conversations

I don’t think that you can call it a crisis or even my coming of age. It might be true that I have now spent 20 ignorant years on the face of this earth, but in my mind – seven fo lyf, yo. 2,028 more words


An evening out

She stood quietly behind him as he checked into their hotel. One man behind the counter wearing a brown suit, typing away at a seemingly outdated laptop, identified audibly with a proverbial thump under each keystroke. 714 more words


The third time I was with Jenny (part 1)

It took me about four and a half seconds to realize where I was. After noting the unfamiliar white bed, the smell of new paint on the walls, I looked to my left and saw Jenny, wearing a white Hooters sweater, sleeping with both of her hands under her right cheek. 1,162 more words


Was I Molested?

I used to think I was molested but I don t have any recollection of that. I don t know how else to explain the weird things I did. 90 more words

Rainy Recollections

The breeze
The drops
The clouds
The trees
Become one with me
Become one with me

Encountering the Incongruous: The Role of Memory in Prayer

Memories are not just about the past. They are images, narratives, promises, and ideas which we carry with us in the present moment.

How I understand who I am and what I am doing right now is dependent upon memory. 967 more words